Judge Ada Elene Brown

Judge Ada Elene Brown

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 83-13 on September 11, 2019

  • Spelman College B.A., 1996
  • Emory University School of Law J.D., 1999
  • Family violence advocate, Dallas County [Texas] District Attorney’s Office, 1999-2000
  • Assistant district attorney, Dallas County, Texas, 2000-2005
  • Judge, Dallas County [Texas] Criminal Court Number One, 2005-2007
  • Private practice, Dallas, Texas, 2007-2013
  • Adjunct professor of trial advocacy, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2008, 2009, 2012
  • Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals of Texas, 2013-2019

Democrats who opposed her confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Blumenthal (D-CT), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Gillibrand (D-NY), Hirono (D-HI), Markey (D-MA), Murray (D-WA), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Stabenow (D-MI), Wyden (D-OR)